Niger: PDP NWC affirms disclaimer on Illegal inauguration of LG chairmen

June 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed the earlier statement and verdict by the North Central Working Committee disowning the inauguration of some unidentified persons as local government area chairmen in the Niger state chapter of the party. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Tuesday noted that “for the Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

Covid-19: USAID provides over $97m to countries impacted by pandemic

June 25, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced more than $97 million in additional assistance to respond to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa, nearly $83 million of which is dedicated to address growing Covid-related food insecurity. The announcement was made by the Assistant to the USAID Administrator, Sarah Charles, during the UN Economic and Social Council Read More

Osun APC crisis worsens as party suspends Aregbesola’s ally

June 18, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former Commissioner for local government and Chieftaincy Affairs under Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Kolapo Alimi, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state for alleged anti-party.  The suspended APC chieftain is a senior legislative aide to the speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.  A letter of suspension signed by leaders of the party Read More

The third commemoration of June 12

June 11, 2021 Editorial III 0

Today, June 12, 2020, is being observed all over the country as Democracy Day. It is the third commemoration of the day, declared by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2018. The day has supplanted May 29 as the Democracy Day to mark the handing over of the reins of power to a democratically elected government on May 29, 1999. In the Read More

Amidst divorce from Kim Kardashian, Kanye West in romantic stroll with star model

June 9, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Kanye West and Irina Shayk have confirmed heated rumors of a new romance amid his divorce from wife of six years Kim Kardashian. In exclusive images obtained by, Kanye, 44, can be seen taking a romantic stroll with Irina, 35, in Provence, France, where they are staying at the luxury Villa La Coste boutique hotel together.  Rumors of the pair’s romance began late last month, with claims Read More